Inspired by Urnes Stave Church wood cavings in Urnes style, one of the oldest of Norway's stave churches, built around 1130 AD. One of Norway's most important historic buildings. Around 4.6 cm x 2.5 cm [Just under 2.0 long]. Hallmarked 925 Silver in Edinburgh in 1988 on the back.
Designed by Ola Gorie and hand made by highly skilled craftsmen in the Orkney Islands just off the north coast of Scotland. The last 10 pictures are not part of this listing.
Supplied in a lovely new Ola Gorie presentation gift box. Ola Gorie is one of Britains most important jewellery designers of recent times. A pioneer in the 1960s, she explored her Celtic and Norse heritage to find inspiration for stylish, wearable, modern jewellery. Her designs have continued to break new ground, and influence a generation of designers. Her early pieces quickly gained approval at home and abroad, and her name became synonymous with stylish, finely crafted jewellery.
She was awarded an MBE in 1999 in recognition of her work both as a designer and as a founder of the modern jewellery industry. This honour was welcomed by the many loyal customers and collectors of Ola Gories jewellery around the world, as fitting recognition for the long-standing quality of her designs. The item "Ola Gorie Silver Urnes Brooch Pin Scottish Boxed 1988" is in sale since Thursday, April 18, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Fine Jewellery\Fine Brooches & Pins\Precious Metal without Stones". The seller is "shawn29664" and is located in kirkwall, Orkney.This item can be shipped worldwide.